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Foyers, Lower Foyers Bridge over River Foyers

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.253 / 57°15'10"N

Longitude: -4.4963 / 4°29'46"W

OS Eastings: 249500

OS Northings: 820798

OS Grid: NH495207

Mapcode National: GBR H98K.95H

Mapcode Global: WH3G5.XY2M

Entry Name: Foyers, Lower Foyers Bridge over River Foyers

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332651

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1881

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Dated 1862. George McKay, Engineer. High single span tooled
rubble bridge crossing Lower Foyers gorge. Tooled ashlar
segmental arch ring, pulvinated string course and parapet
cope. Parapet fitted with modern safety fence. Datestone with
crest in centre of north face above arch.
Approximate span; 70'.

Statement of Interest

Datestone initialled AMW, CFW, EFW for Fountaine Walker

owners of Foyers House (now demolished) by 1862. Also

inscribed with crest, motto "Clarior e Tenebris" and

"George McKay, Engineer. John Hendrie, Contractor".

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